Education

  • Encinitas schools repeat as winners of civic learning awards

    Encinitas schools repeat as winners of civic learning awards

    Encinitas schools have won two of the top honors in the 2019 Civic Learning Awards, co-sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.

  • Save Berkich Park group sues Cardiff School District

    Save Berkich Park group sues Cardiff School District

    On March 15, the group Save the Park and Build the School filed a lawsuit against the Cardiff School District alleging an inadequate environmental impact report for the reconstruction of Cardiff School.

  • La Costa Canyon Dig Day

    La Costa Canyon Dig Day

    La Costa Canyon High School held a community Dig Day, developing a new garden for the school's culinary arts program and special needs classroom.

  • San Dieguito teachers receive bump in salary

    San Dieguito teachers receive bump in salary

    The San Dieguito Union High School District board approved a new agreement with the San Dieguito Faculty Association (SDFA), resulting in a 1 percent pay increase retroactive to July 1, 2018. At the board’s March 7 meeting, they approved both the salary increases and the second interim budget for...

  • Local workshops aim to help children with reading, attention

    Local workshops aim to help children with reading, attention

    The technique — which is similar to a game where children study moving images — has been successful in helping thousands of users, ages five and older, improve their reading speed, attention span and memory retention.

  • Board member suggests halting CIF sports in San Dieguito district

    Board member suggests halting CIF sports in San Dieguito district

    San Dieguito Union School District board trustee John Salazar voted against the district high schools competing in CIF sports in the 2017-18 school year until the district fixes what he believes is “broken.” At the June 8 board meeting, Salazar said that the CIF has 16 operating principles of “Pursuing...

  • Solana Beach School District selected as Golden Bell Award finalist

    Solana Beach School District selected as Golden Bell Award finalist

    The Solana Beach School District recently announced it is a finalist for the California School Boards Association’s Golden Bell Awards. The school district is being recognized for its STREAM program, which focuses on science, technology, research, engineering, arts and mathematics. “It’s recognition...

  • Solana Beach School District launches preschool scholarship program

    Solana Beach School District launches preschool scholarship program

    Some local students are getting an early start to school, thanks to a new preschool scholarship program offered by the Solana Beach School District. “It speaks to the commitment on the part of our board of education to want to support all the children in our community,” Superintendent Terry Decker...

  • SOUL ‘holistic’ charter school eyes Encinitas opening

    For the first time in the San Dieguito Union High School District’s history, it has received a petition to authorize a charter school. The School of Universal Learning (SOUL) Charter School aims to open a seventh through 12th grade campus in Encinitas in 2017. At the Sept. 1 board meeting, Interim...

  • Encinitas, Solana Beach residents go global

    Encinitas, Solana Beach residents go global

    Anderson Lee of Encinitas and Mirai Patel of Solana Beach are two of the more than 500 Pacific Ridge School students and staff who spent the past few weeks experiencing academic, service learning and cultural experiences abroad. During the school’s year-end global travel period, students in grades...

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